Ostensibly Proving a Commitment to Free Speech

“‘If we, as a modern society, don’t believe in free speech for those whom we disagree with, then perhaps it should be questioned whether we believe in free speech at all’, wrote Chair of the Government and Politics Society, Ben English, in a recent letter to the Irish Times. This was after the Society proved their uncompromising commitment to free speech by inviting British fascist Nick Griffin to a debate in UCC …” (more)

[Cathal Larkin, Indymedia Ireland, 18 February]

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